This opportunity for lots of new work is right under your nose.
Archive for the ‘Getting Gigs’ Category
Themed Shows Get Booked!
For those looking to expand opportunities and income – this is big.
What Do You Do When You’re NOT Performing?
Want more gigs? The things we do OFF the road can make all the difference.
How NOT To Get Bookings: The Performing Artist’s Guide
If you don’t want bookings, do these 13 things!
Booking Gigs: The Power of Specialization
Are you a “Jack” or a “specialist?” Often, the Jack wins.
Getting Good Paying Gigs: A Powerful Technique
Here’s a tried-and-true tactic I’ve been using for years…it works!
Marketing 101 for Performers
All about your #1 asset in marketing your performances to venues.
Website Best Practices: For Musicians and Performing Artists
Artist website mistakes and how to avoid them.
Educate Your Audience and Write Your Ticket
Making this one shift has allowed me to write my own ticket.
Grants for Musicians & Performers: Two Powerful Keys to Success
Here are two critical keys to successful grant writing.
How to Get Gigs in Schools
The A-B-C’s of getting as much work as you want in K-12 schools.
More Gigs in 2021: A Challenge for Subscribers
A simple new habit to create more gig bookings.
How To Get Gigs in Libraries
Listening audiences, great hours, and guaranteed income. Here’s how to do it.
The Email Junkyard: Why Your Booking Emails Fail
8 key reasons your booking emails go unanswered.
Want Better Gigs? It’s Not About You
Here’s an important key to getting the kinds of work we want.
Getting the Gig (Try This!)
Performing Artists: What’s in Your Inbox?
Is your email bringing news of gigs, grants, and showcases – or just ads for pharmaceuticals?
Email Subject Lines That SUCK!
And how to write one that actually gets opened.
How to Get Gigs: Questions from Performers
Great marketing questions from subscribers, along with the best answers I have.
People Not Taking Action? Try This.
When you’ve sent the gig quote, and then it’s crickets…try this.
No Reply: Why Don’t Venues Get Back to Me?
“No reply” when you reach out to venues for a booking?
Performing for Seniors: The Essential Guide for Musicians and Entertainers
A “nuts and bolts” guide to working with senior audiences.
What Arts Councils Do For Performing Artists
Here’s how (and why) you should connect with your arts council today.
Two Steps to More Gigs
Take these two steps and you’re guaranteed to get more gigs.
Songwriting in Schools (part II): Make Money, Be Home For Dinner
How much to charge & how to get the gigs + expert tips.
Question from a Subscriber: Gigs and Stereotypes
Avoiding stereotypes about your artform through some creative “packaging.”